Dr. Jeff Efird has been practicing dentistry for more than 20 years. During this time his love and respect for the dental profession continues to grow as he sees patients positively affected by the benefits of proper oral health. Dr. Efird understands a relationship with a dentist is a lifelong endeavor and values the respect and trust his patients extend. Working in dentistry allows him to meld his love of science with the application of hands-on and people skills, all while improving the health and quality of life of his patients.
Education and Advanced Training
Undergraduate degree in Chemistry – University of North Carolina
Doctorate of Dental Surgery – University of North Carolina School of Dentistry
The world of dentistry is constantly evolving and Dr. Efird is always looking to continue his education and understanding of current best practices. As such, he has completed more than 1,000 hours of supplemental and advanced training at a number of notable and respected organizations in a variety of disciplines such as sleep apnea treatment, mini implants, orthodontics, Invisalign® and more.
Hobbies and Interests
Dr. Efird, his wife, Melissa, their son, Coleman, and the family’s Newfoundland dog, Murphy, have lived in Asheville for 16 years. He is an avid fisherman, lover of water-based recreation and especially enjoys the hobby of boat building. Jeff is in the process of building a 19’ Ocean Pointer wooden boat; a testament to his hands-on skills and patience. He also loves spending time with Coleman as they raise their four Pekin ducks and watch them on the water. Dr. Efird and his staff value engaging with their elderly patients outside of the office as well as other philanthropic activities around the Asheville and Hendersonville areas.